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THE AMERICAN WAY TO PICTORIAL CREATIVITY

Identity and style, between continuity and break with European tradition The American way to pictorial creativity is an interesting and vast topic. There are many artists who have helped define the identity and style of American painting. Norman Rockwell, considered the painter of everyday American life, became famous for his realistic and humorous illustrations for the Saturday Evening Post. Jackson …

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PHILIPPINE ART, ON CANVAS

Quattro artisti, 7641 isole e un identico modo di amare la propria terra Predilige sempre la pittura ad olio e quella acrilica. Il suo stile pittorico è l’arte figurativa. I soggetti delle sue opere, sognanti e languidi, sono capaci di evocare nella mente dell’osservatore la complessità delle sfumature cromatiche dei pittori rinascimentali. I suoi soggetti variano a seconda degli stati …

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THE PAINTER OF LIGHT – William Turner and emotional chromaticity

“I have to inform you, we have lost him.” William Turner was born in London in the spring of 1775 and died in Chelsea in 1851 on the threshold of winter. He could not have known that he would open the doors of Impressionism, instead, he became a romantic painter and printmaker. Growing up, he chose a style in which …

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PLACES THAT INSPIRED PAINTERS – Provence, Avignon, Villeneuve les Avignon and Les Angles

Masterpieces of oil painting, between realism and luminosity In the south of France, you not only find sea, lavender and perched villages. Arriving, you will discover great painters of the past who found inspiration here in nature and into the brightness of these places. In Provence https://travelfrancebucketlist.com/best-places-to-visit-in-provence/, the cities of Avignon, Villeneuve les Avignon and Les Angles have inspired numerous …

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GET INSPIRED BY YOUR OWN PERSONAL BIOGRAPHY – Marshall Arisman, the painter who found beauty in violence

The existential parable of an extraordinary narrator Born in Jamestown (New York) in October 1938, the painter Marshall Arisman https://marshallarisman.com/ graduated in advertising art from the Pratt Institute in 1960. After graduating, thanks to a scholarship he traveled and studied in Europe, then working for General Motors as a graphic designer. His grandmother lived in a community that billed itself …

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VISUAL NARRATIONS AND SYMBOLISM – Paul Ilario, between expressionism and fairy tales

When any theme arouses creative interest His acrylic on canvas The Jester King you can think of as an expressionistic painting or a fairy tale. Already from the age of four Paul Hilario https://paul-hilario.pixels.com/ aspired to become a muralist. When his father didn’t have paper to give him, he would draw on the walls of the house. Some television programs, …

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A FUSION OF PABLO PICASSO AND DIEGO RIVERA – Djoko Pekik, or, struggling and pushing the boundaries of art

Painting happy victims and thieves who rob them Born in Grobogan (Purwodadi, Central Java) in 1937, he received an art education at the Indonesian Fine Arts Academician in Yogjakarta. With prices ranging from just over 1000 to over 40.000 USD, his paintings have been offered for auction multiple times. From his point of view, art can help eradicate the characteristics …

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POWER OF NATURAL LIGHT, BACKLIGHT AND CHIAROSCURO – Fernando Amorsolo’s mastery in the use of light and shadow

When sunlight becomes an additional color Four days after his death, he was awarded at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. In his paintings, you can easily grasp the presence of figures outlined against a bright light. Considered together with Juan Luna and Fernando Zóbel among the protagonists of the Philippine pictorial scene, the portraitist and painter of rural landscapes …

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THE PAINTER WHO CREATED GOTHIC FABLES – Stanislao Lepri, a surrealist in the recent history of art

The countless shades of an uncomplicated pictorial labyrinth He held his first exhibition in 1946, at the Galleria La Finestrina in Rome, demonstrating since then his singular vocation for surrealism full of allusive figures and spatiality. Son of the Marquis of Rota Lepri, born in Rome in 1905, Stanislao Lepri https://www.galerieminsky.com/en/portfolio-item/stanislao-lepri-2/ interrupted his diplomatic career to devote himself to painting. …

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THE RENDERED DEPICTION OF A PERSONAL SPIRIT WORLD – Vali Myers and her 72 flaming years

Between Dusk and Dawn It was a thick red-haired beatnik girl looking at you with her big black eyes, wearing black neckline sweaters. Her spirit remains not only in her art works, but also and above all, in the people and places she loved to frequent. Like a spirit born out of time, she lived a extraordinary life like a  …

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